On safari

Nothing can prepare you for your first experience out in the pure African wilderness, but we hope our tips and hints will make the experience all the more memorable! 

For most people, safari is the main aim of their trip to Africa, and being prepared can be the difference between enjoying the trip and having a true once in a lifetime experience. Understanding simple things like what to wear, or knowing what to expect of your day can really make a big difference to your enjoyment. 

A typical day on safari

While it is impossible to describe a day on safari for every lodge or country,  here we will give you a "typical" day on safari at a private lodge or camp throughout much of the continent. 

What to wear on safari

It may seem trivial, but having the right clothes can be vital on safari. Have a look at our handy guide to understand why this is so important. 

Packing list

Now that you have packed the right clothes, let's give you some hints and tips for what else to add to your bag! 

case with bear

Above all else, don't go looking to just tick the Big Five off a list. Go with no expectations and a willingness to embrace the sheer nature above spotting a specific animal. We know that's hard, especially for a first time visitor, but trust us, you will enjoy your safari so much more! 

Safari In Style

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